September 18, 2014      
September 02, 2014      

Learn to use tablets or smartphones at a free hands-on workshop!

doJoin us for a free hands-on workshop designed to empower 50+ adults
with Tablets & Smartphones.

This 2-hour learning experience will cover:Touchscreen Basics, Apps,Texting, Photo Sharing and Video Chat.

All participants will get hands on experience with devices as well as
a free touchscreen stylus pen and take-home guidebook. This AARP
event is fun and free, but seating is limited.

September 02, 2014      


CATCH Healthy Habits

dHelp children develop healthier lifestyles while making positive changes for yourself. Kids need more exercise and to learn healthy eating habits.

You want to make a difference. CATCH Healthy Habits pairs teams of adults 50+ with kids in grades K-5. Classes meet once a week for 8 weeks.

September 2014      


August -September 2014      

Healhier Living with Chronic Conditions Aging and Independence Services HHSA



San Diego- The County is coordinating interactive and goaloriented workshops called “Healthier Living”. The workshops are held once a week for people with chronic health conditions such as arthritis, depression, heart disease, diabetes, COPD, or any chronic illness. Caregivers are also welcome to attend. There are also classes strictly for people with diabetes. Designed at Stanford University this program has been proven to achieve positive health outcomes and reduced health care expenditures. The program is led by two trained peer educators, who also have a chronic condition. Topics include diet, exercise, medication management, cognitive symptom management, problem solving, relaxation, communication with healthcare providers, and dealing with difficult emotions. The Healthier Living workshops are available at sites throughout the County.

August 2014      

WIC San Ysidro Health Center

WIC’s successful Loving Support Makes Breastfeeding Work is the foundation of our breastfeeding activities. The promotional campaign emphasizes the support of family and friends, the health care system, and the community as essential for a breastfeeding mother.



Supporting WIC Breastfeeding Moms and Improving Infants’ Health

By Debra Whitford, FNS Director, Supplemental Food Programs Division

To highlight the importance of a healthy start in life, more than 170 countries celebrated World Breastfeeding Week earlier this month. Themed “Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal for Life,” the recognition encourages the practice to improve the health of babies around the globe. The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) takes it a step further, recognizing the entire month of August as “National Breastfeeding Month.”
USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service shares this commitment. In fact, its Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (better known as WIC) promotes breastfeeding as the optimal infant feeding choice. We support breastfeeding among WIC moms by providing counseling and educational materials, offering healthy food packages, and giving out breastfeeding aids, like breast pumps.

WIC also has peer counselors, mothers themselves, who share their personal experiences with breastfeeding to WIC moms. They are trained to provide counseling and assistance to those with similar backgrounds such as language, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. In WIC, peer counselors undergo training to provide mother-to-mother support in group settings and one-to-one counseling through telephone calls or visits in the home, clinic, or hospital. Peer counselors are also very familiar with the resources available to WIC clients, understand questions a new breastfeeding mother is likely to ask, and recognize when to refer mothers to other resources during critical periods.



Saturday August 31, 2014      
THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE IS A FEATURE documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction. Deeply entrenched social stigma have kept recovery voices silent and faces hidden for decades. The vacuum has been filled with sensational mass media depictions of people with addiction that perpetuate a lurid fascination with the dysfunctional side of what is a preventable and treatable health condition. Just like women with breast cancer, or people with HIV/AIDS, a grass roots social justice movement is emerging. Courageous addiction recovery advocates have come out of the shadows and are organizing to end discrimination and move toward recovery-based solutions. The moving story of The Anonymous People is told through the faces and voices of citizens, leaders, volunteers, corporate executives, public figures, and celebrities who are laying it all on the line to save the lives of others just like them. This passionate new public recovery
Saturday August 23, 2014      



Saturday August 16, 2014      


August 2014      




Immunizations help prevent disease and can save lives.

I Find out more information about immunizations and the diseases they protect against by visiting the websites listed below:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Vaccines and Immunizations Page – Stories of vaccine-preventable diseases

Vaccinate Your Baby

California Department of Public Health Immunization Branch Main Page

California Department of Public Health Shots for School Page

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Vaccine Education Center

The San Diego Immunization Coalition (SDIC) has been active since 1992, making it one of the oldest continuously operating immunization coalitions in the nation. To learn more about the Coalition, visit











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